Patterson, NY (PRWEB) June 26, 2008
The National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA), the longest-tenured fire sprinkler advocacy organization in the U.S., awarded Kevin T. Fee of Reliable Automatic Sprinkler Co. with the Golden Sprinkler Award on Thursday, May 15, 2008, at the NFSA Annual Seminar at Atlantis on Paradise Island, Bahamas. Mr. Fee received the award for his dedication and service to NFSA and the entire fire sprinkler industry.
Mr. Fee is the longest tenured Board Member in NFSA history, serving on the Board of Directors for over 27 consecutive years. He has tirelessly served the NFSA as both Chairman and Vice Chairman and was actively involved in the origin and development of significant NFSA positions and programs. Mr. Fee is a founding member of the International Fire Sprinkler Association and served as its first Chairman of the Board of Directors for two terms.
Throughout his tenure with NFSA, Mr. Fee has been active in the following initiatives: the expansion of NFSA products, services and involvement at the local level, the increase of Regional Managers to provide comprehensive coverage and administrations of NFSA programs, and NFSA's collaboration with NFPA in the creation and adoption of NFPA25.
"Kevin's energy and strong commitment to the promotion of the fire sprinkler concept is an inspiration," said NFSA President John Viniello. "His ability to bring good ideas to fruition has earned the respect and admiration of the entire fire sprinkler industry. I can't think of a more deserving recipient for the 2008 Golden Sprinkler Award."
About the National Fire Sprinkler Association
Established in 1905, the National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA) is the voice of the fire sprinkler industry. NFSA leads the drive to get life-saving fire sprinklers into all buildings; provides support and resources for its members - fire sprinkler contractors, manufacturers and suppliers; and educates authorities having jurisdiction regarding fire control matters. Headquartered in Patterson, N.Y., NFSA has regional operations offices throughout the country. http://www.nfsa.org.